Noah Ledford smacked a two-run homer, sophomore Ramsey David pitched a complete-game, one-hitter with seven strikeouts, and fifth-ranked Buford resumed Region 8-AAAAA play Monday with a 9-1 win against Flowery Branch at Gerald McQuaig Field.
Gainesville High senior Hunter Mallard cleared 16 feet on the pole vault to win the Bojangles Track and Field Classic on Saturday at Spring Valley High in Columbia, S.C. The Red Elephant vaulter won out of a field of 74 athletes from seven states.
The Gainesville girls tennis team made another lasting memory for coach Kellie Smith at the conclusion of Wednesday's Region 8-AAAAAA tournament final. The Red Elephants only dropped one line against Winder-Barrow to win the region championship by a 3-1 decision at Longwood Park in Gainesville.